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McDermott & Bull Recruits Director of Operations for JWC Environmental

IRVINE, California, December 22, 2016McDermott & Bull, the 29th largest executive search firm in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Roberto Eguia as Director of Operations with JWC Environmental, the global leader in solids reduction and separation systems for customers across a wide array of industries.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner; Brandon Biegenzahn, Partner; Rob Gross, Associate Principal Consultant; and Trey Mullen, Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to Bull, “Roberto is the type of technical manager that can relate to everybody, from top to bottom.  He genuinely enjoys leading others and will make a huge impact at JWC.”

Eguia is a classically trained manufacturing operations leader with over fifteen years of experience.  Most recently, as the Director of Manufacturing Operations with San Diego-based Inpro, Eguia was responsible for running manufacturing operations within the startup company.  Prior to Inpro, he spent nearly fifteen years with Santa Ana-based Brasstech, a MASCO company.  As the Director of Lean Processes, among his many accomplishments, Eguia analyzed the value screens and reduced the space environment by 50%, consolidating the company’s four assembly lines into two.  Eguia also spent time implementing operations at Brasstech’s Mexico plant, where he designed a piece of equipment that significantly cut costs for the company.  The same process was then used in the U.S., saving the company on inventory and working process as it pertains to waste elimination.

Eguia received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from CETYS Universidad, an MBA from Eastern Michigan University, and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.

About JWC Environmental

Founded in 1973, JWC Environmental has established itself as the global leader in solids reduction and separation systems for customers across a wide array of industries, including wastewater treatment, petroleum, food processing, agriculture, marine, recycling, and product destruction, to name a few.  JWC manufactures more than 200 versions of grinders and screens and has sold more than 35,000 around the globe.  JWC’s products offer numerous benefits, with the most apparent being size reduction.  Their products are used for processing wastewater, as well materials used for the production of a product for fuel, or alternative energy, as well as the recycling of solid matter, substance or waste and the shredding of solid state materials in conjunction as part of a larger system.  In July of 2011, Windjammer Capital Investors made a combined debt and equity investment in JWC Environmental.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been redefining expectations within the world of executive search since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Aramark, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, and Riordan, Lewis & Hayden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.